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CommonSpirit Health Student Research Intern in PHOENIX, Arizona


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Located conveniently in the heart ofPhoenix, Arizona, ( St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than125years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renownedBarrow Neurological Institute ( ,Norton Thoracic Institute ( ,Cancer Center at St. Joseph's ( ,Ivy Brain Tumor Center ( , andSt. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center ( (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services.St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one ofArizona's Most Admired Companies ( .

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Our Research Department has an Opportunity for Summer Research Students to join our facility! Functions as an undergraduate or secondary school student working part-time or during summer breaks. Assists investigators in clinical or scientific studies. Basic knowledge of the scientific environment required.

Duties include washing glassware, preparing solutions, and assisting in experimental studies. Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff and with external contacts in a fast-paced environment is required. Direct training by the Principle Investigator or Postdoctoral Fellow(s) will be provided.

• Prepare solutions, reagents, and media according to instructions.

• Assist in laboratory working including labeling, sorting, measuring, collecting, and processing samples.

• Perform molecular assay such as standard PCR and real time PCR under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator or Postdoctoral Fellow(s).

• Additional duties may be assigned.

Located in Phoenix, AZ, this position is critical to the success of St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center and requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Dignity Health.



Working towards High School diploma or GED required.

Demonstrates an ability to continually improve performance preferred.

Familiar with basic computer skills and with an aptitude for scientific and biomedical material preferred.

Basic knowledge of the scientific environment required.

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Job ID 2021-156575

Employment Type Temporary

Department Research Grants-Neurobiology

Hours / Pay Period 24

Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center

Shift Day

Standard Hours 8AM-4PM Monday-Wednesday

Work Schedule 8 Hour